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What Is Business Law?

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Merill, Arnone & Jones has served Sonoma County businesses, and more for over 40 years. Our attorneys provide expert legal advice and services in a variety of areas, including business law.

Business law deals with everything from the creation of new business to any issues that can arise while operating, such as tax law, intellectual property, real estate, sales, employment, bankruptcy, contracts, and more.

As businesses and business owners interact with the public, other companies, or the government, legal assistance is always beneficial.

Through Northern California, businesses have to operate under strict laws and work with the legal system. Business law graduates are able to work in a wide array of different industries that can help manage risk and provide solutions to commercial businesses.

If you are looking for local, business lawyers, please contact us here.

What can you do with a law degree in business?

A law degree specializing in business allows graduates flexibility in their career choices. Business law degree holders can use their knowledge to become business lawyers, financial analysts, compliance officers, politicians, journalists, and more.

The skills developed in law school can easily extend to a wide array of industries.

What are the features of business law?

Business law functions to establish legal standards, resolve disputes, and protect rights.

Features of business law include all the ways that an experienced attorney can protect your business such as intellectual property (IP) law for trademarks, copyrights, and patents to help protect your ideas and employment law that provides advice on handling employee rights and responsibilities.

Each business, large or small, is its own legal entity that must comply with government and state legal regulations.

Our attorneys can assist with a variety of services when working with commercial businesses which include contracts.

What is a contract in business law?

As part of their operations, businesses must often prepare and negotiate legally-enforceable contracts. At MAJ Law, our attorneys skillfully assist in contract law ranging from lease agreements to complex litigation.

It is vital to your business’ success to utilize contracts to protect the interests of all involved parties.

Contracts outline obligations and expectations between two or more parties and include four elements: offer, acceptance, intent, and consideration. Well-drafted contracts can help your business avoid unfair agreements and loopholes.

In complication transactions, it is essential to have an attorney identify potential issues. Our attorneys using a well-drafted contract can help protect your business needs if a dispute arises or if there is a breach of contract.

If you have any questions about business law, contracts, and other areas of practice, our local attorneys are ready to help. Our lawyers have an in-depth understanding of legal issues involving businesses in California and how to protect them effectively.

We’re happy to answer your simple or complex questions over the phone as well, call us at (707) 528-2882 today.